Markham T&L Blog

March 8, 2019

One of the Principles of Great Teaching that I have chosen to focus on this year is Checking for Understanding. This is something that I have not always used as effectively as I could have, and in particular, I have relied on a few students answering questions to imply the whole class has "got" an i...

October 11, 2018

Several members of the Maths department requested to have extra whiteboard space installed in their classrooms over the July holiday. In my classroom, I now have 8 large whiteboard spaces for students to work on. In this post, I am going to share my experience and the positive impact this has had fo...

September 14, 2018

The learning spaces group initially formed with a group of likeminded teachers who were interested in evaluating the impact the learning environment could possibly have on the progress of their students, the well-being of their students and the overall school day experience of their students. This w...

July 10, 2018

As part of the Learning Spaces collaborative project I’ve been involved in experimenting with classroom layouts. While Mr Hill's standing desk revolution has been the most ambitious change, upstairs I’ve been taking a different approach and have been trying to make the classroom more comfortable and...

April 11, 2018

This blog aims to allow the members of the Biology Department to reflect upon their Collaborative Projects. These are broad in their scope and include, Active Learning, Learning Spaces, the Google Classroom, Differentiation, and Feedback.  

There is considerable enthusiasm amongst colleagues, and so...

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